Most Endangered Places

Every year, many historic properties across the state of Washington are threatened by demolition or neglect. Collectively, these properties contribute to the quality of life we enjoy and shape the daily experiences of living in small towns, large cities and rural countryside across the state. Since 1992, the Washington Trust has maintained a list of Most Endangered Places, bringing attention to threatened buildings, sites, and historic places. The Washington Trust’s basic commitment to advocate for preservation of historic and cultural resources has been unwavering – we remain your “Voice for Preservation in Washington State” – our Most Endangered list perhaps best exemplifies this commitment.

Know an endangered place? We accept nominations year round. Prior to submitting a nomination, please contact us to discuss the program requirements and over-arching goals for the threatened resource.

Nomination Process

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Old Woodinville School

First Hill Apartments

Roslyn Old City Hall and Library

Masonic Home of Washington

Alki Homestead Restaurant

Fowler House

Robert Morris Earthwork

Fleischmann’s Yeast Plant

Old Tumwater Brewery

B Reactor, Hanford Site

Washington Hall

Preston-Shaffer Milling Company

Murray and Rosa Morgan House

Kelley Farm

Haller House

Puget Power Building

P-I Globe

Five Mile Schoolhouse

Harborview Hall

McMillin Bridge

McNeil Island

Lone Star Cement Building

Kapus Farmstead

Hastings Buildings

Day Block

Scout House

South Harbor Park Stack

BF Tabbott House

St. Ignatius Hospital

Scottish Rite

Cascade Workers’ Cottages

Hyer Farm

Trafton Elementary

Waldo General Hospital

Dorsey Bulding

Washington’s Historic Barns

Fort Walla Walla/Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center

Schooner Wawona

Red Brick Road (Ronald Place North)

Snoqualmie Falls Lumber Company Power Plant

Quad 7 Hangar, Boeing Field

Northern State Hospital

Surrey Downs

Thayer Barn

Stephenson House

John A. Finch Boy Scout Lodge

Snohomish County Courthouse

Parlor Car #1799

Carmack House

Camp Waskowitz

Sand Point Naval Station

Steilacoom Train Depot

Providence Heights College

Valley Schoolhouse

Moran School Administration Building

Libbey House

Nuclear Reactor Building

McReavy House

First United Methodist Church

Camp Kilworth

Battelle/Talaris Campus

Blaine Depot

St. Edward’s Catholic Church

Collins Building

Post Hospital

Enchanted Valley Chalet

Electric Building

Longfellow School

St. Nicholas Church

Bruggemann Ranch

The Showbox

Murray Morgan Bridge

Buchanan House (Trueblood House)

William O. McKay Ford

Our Lady of the Assumption/St. Urban’s Church

Beverly Railroad Bridge

Marine Supply Block

Howard S. Wright House

Jensen-Byrd Building

Old Granary Building

Bettinger House

Point Hudson

Teapot Dome Gas Station

Curran House

Old Ritzville Highschool

Oysterville Historic District

Enloe Dam Powerhouse

LaFramboise Farmstead

Historic Buildings within Washington’s State Parks

Bureau of Reclamation Headquarters

First United Methodist Church

Historical Commercial Fishing Net Sheds

Old City Hall

National Guard of Washington Armory

Packard House

Shelton Gymnasium

Ellensburg Depot

Skykomish Hotel

Port Angeles Fire Station

Digester Building

Elks Building

Reard Freed Farmstead

Donovan District

Holy Rosary

Colville Indian Agency

Weyerhaeuser Corporate Campus

Puyallup Fish Hatchery

LaCrosse Rock Houses and Station

Jefferson County Courthouse and Tower

Downtown Mount Vernon

Reard Freed Farmhouse

Morgan Middle School

Lincoln School

East Seattle School

Dvorak Barn

Downtown Sprague

Anderson-Baum Cabin

Fort Steilacoom

Mukai Farm and Garden

National Historic District

Camp Yeomalt WPA Log Cabin

Rookery, Mohawk, and Merton Buildings

Coke Oven Park

Arlington High School

Old Ellensburg Hospital

Green Mountain Lookout

Bush House

Vashon Elementary Gym